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Perfect Day in Emporia – Sally Sanchez

Our day begins with breakfast at the downtown Commercial Street Diner. I personally like the Omelette with a small side of biscuits and gravy and coffee. Then we are off…

Perfect Day in Emporia – Christina and LeLan Dains

Coming up with an all-day outing for a family of four can be daunting. My wife Christina and I have Adella (3) and Jack (11 months). Fortunately, we live in…

Perfect Day in Emporia – Melanie and Aaron Apel

When we think of the perfect way to spend our Saturday, we needn’t look any further than our own backyard. [su_spacer] Saturday mornings are a great time for a bike…

Perfect Day in Emporia – Jeanine McKenna

I love it when I meet up with my family and friends, especially when it’s girls’ time. So, what will my perfect day with my mother, sister, nieces, and best…

Emporia Is the Power of Travel

This National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), there is more reason than ever to celebrate the collective strength of the U.S. travel and tourism industry and its dynamic workforce. The…

LeLan Dains Named as Director of Convention & Visitors Bureau

NEWS RELEASE March 17, 2021                                             Contact Information Jeanine McKenna President/CEO Office: 620.342.1600 Fax:  620.342.3223 [email protected]   LeLan Dains Named as Director of Convention & Visitors Bureau EMPORIA, KAN. – The…

Emporia Offers Extreme Social Distancing Options with a Side Benefit of Adventure and Serenity

2020. It’s been an….. interesting year so far. It’s probably safe to say that everyone could use a little R&R away from home about now. People are still using an…

Gustoso Food Truck is Satisfying Emporia’s Pasta Cravings

Calling all pasta lovers! The Gustoso food truck, which opened on July 3, is taking on Emporia’s pasta cravings with their delicious menu. With its generous portions and unique flavors,…

It’s Easy to be a Peter Pan in this Place

Peter Pan Park is a favorite among both Emporia residents and visitors. This 50+ acre park is packed full of amenities and offers something for all ages, especially those who…

History Center Offers Look at Lyon County’s Past

Since its inception, the Lyon County Historical Society in Emporia has preserved history and educated the public and that mission continues today in the heart of downtown Emporia. The Lyon…